Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
revolve, turn around, change
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
327 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 転 【テン】 change in pronunciation or meaning of a word, sound change, word with an altered pronunciation or meaning, turning or twisting part of a text (in Chinese poetry)
  • 転移 【テンイ】 moving (location, with the times, etc.), change, transition, metastasis, spread, transition (e.g. phase transition), transfer (of learning), transference (in psychoanalysis)
  • 不退転 【フタイテン】 determination, conviction
  • 大回転 【ダイカイテン】 the giant slalom

Kun reading compounds

  • 転がる 【ころがる】 to roll, to tumble, to fall over, to roll over, to lie down, to be scattered about, to be lying around, (of a situation or outcome) to change, to turn out, to come easily, to be common, to fall into one's hands, to grow on trees
  • 転がる石には苔は付かない 【ころがるいしにはこけはつかない】 a rolling stone gathers no moss
  • 転げる 【ころげる】 to roll over, to tumble, to roll about (with laughter)
  • 転がす 【ころがす】 to roll, to turn over, to tip over, to throw down, to leave, to buy and sell (quickly for a profit)
  • 転ぶ 【ころぶ】 to fall down, to fall over, to turn out, to play out, to abandon Christianity (and convert to Buddhism), to apostatize, to roll, to tumble, (for a geisha) to prostitute (herself) in secret
  • 転ぶ 【ころぶ】 to fall down, to fall over, to turn out, to play out, to abandon Christianity (and convert to Buddhism), to apostatize, to roll, to tumble, (for a geisha) to prostitute (herself) in secret
  • 転 【うたた】 more and more, increasingly, all the more
  • うたた寝 【うたたね】 doze, nap, snooze
  • 眩めく 【くるめく】 to spin, to revolve, to twirl, to be dizzy, to feel faint, to bustle about

Readings

Chinese:
zhuan3, zhuai3, zhuan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • girar
  • rodar
  • caerse
  • tropezar
  • dar vueltas
  • volcarse
  • caer

Portuguese

  • revolver
  • voltar a ser
  • mudança

French

  • rouler
  • tourner
  • changer
479 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
375 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
354 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
339 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4615 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
515 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
257 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
433 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
439 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1773 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1872 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
995 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1346 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
427 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38234P Morohashi
1480 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5948 New Nelson (John Haig)
420 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
449 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
383 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1571 2001 Kanji
7c4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
5103.1 Four corner code
1-37-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ee2 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 二塁手 【ニルイシュ】 second baseman
  • 名手 【メイシュ】 master, expert, expert board game player (chess, go, shogi, etc.)
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手足 【てあし】 hands and feet, limbs
  • 逆手 【ぎゃくて】 underhand grip, backhand grip (e.g. in tennis), unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
  • 担い手 【にないて】 bearer, carrier, person bearing responsibility, person in charge, supporter

Readings

Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
1-28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code